Newsroom Schiphol (nieuws)

2018
20
February
2018
In the mood for a quick bite of pizza or sushi at the airport before boarding your flight? Starting now you can have it delivered right to your gate. Schiphol, Food & Beverage operator HMSHost International and food delivery company Deliveroo are lau...
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20
February
2018
KLM Health Services BV, Royal Schiphol Group and Erasmus MC have set up the International Patient Centre (IPC). IPC’s goal is to make the highly complex care available to Dutch patients also available to patients from abroad. The Dutch health care...
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16
February
2018
Schiphol reaches the limit of air transport movements Today, 16 February 2018, Royal Schiphol Group publishes its results for 2017. The net result, in line with the previous forecast, is 8.7% lower than in 2016 and amounts to 280 million euros (20...
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15
February
2018
The first month of 2018 saw 4.9 million passengers travelling to, from or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, representing an increase of 7.6% relative to last year. The total number of air transport movements rose by 4.1%. There was a slightly larger in...
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06
February
2018
Royal Schiphol Group has appointed Anne Hustinx (39) Director of Corporate Legal. She will be taking over for Jan-Willem Prakke, who will be launching his own business in the field of Legal and Compliance as of 1 April. Anne Hustinx has been emplo...
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29
January
2018
Royal Schiphol Group has temporarily appointed Richard Emmerink (47) as Director of Corporate Development. He succeeds the role from Peter van Grinsven, who leaves Royal Schiphol Group to become CEO of Accelerator, starting February 1. Accelerator is...
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17
January
2018
Air traffic to and from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol will experience disruptions as a result of stormy weather on Thursday, 18 January. Unfortunately, passengers should be prepared for a potential cancellation or delay of their flight. Passengers are a...
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11
January
2018
As of 1 January 2018, Don Murphy (b. 1965 in Ireland) is the new Supervisor of Architecture and Urban Development for Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Hailing from VMX Architects, he succeeds Liesbeth van de Pol who had held the position since 1 July 2014...
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08
January
2018
Ladies and gentlemen, Happy New Year! Let’s start by raising our glasses. On behalf of Jabine, Birgit, André and myself, I would like to wish you all the best for 2018. This will be a year of change for Royal Schiphol Group as we step into a ne...
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08
January
2018
Last year  68.4 million travellers flew from, to or via Schiphol, representing a rise of 7.7% relative to 2016. There were a total of 496,747 air transport movements at Schiphol in 2017, an increase of 3.7% compared to 2016. The airport's cargo volum...
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03
January
2018
A strong westerly storm continues to affect all air traffic to and from Schiphol on Wednesday 3 January. Schiphol advises all travellers to take possible flight cancellations and/or delays into account before travelling to the airport. We also advise...
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2017
21
December
2017
​This week Amsterdam Airport Schiphol opened a new aircraft apron at Schiphol-East: Apron M. Aircraft which are temporarily grounded can park on this new apron. With this addition, Schiphol increases its parking capacity for small and large aircraft....
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19
December
2017
Traffic and transport figures for November 2017 November saw nearly 5.2 million passengers travelling to, from or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. This is an increase of 10.2% relative to last year. November’s increase significantly outstrips the i...
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18
December
2017
Exactly 70 years ago, the Fokker S-11 embarked on its first test flight from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The plane was transported on a flat-bottomed boat from the now defunct Fokker factory in Amsterdam-Noord to Schiphol, where it went on its maiden...
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15
December
2017
An incident occurred at Schiphol Plaza. The Royal Dutch Marechaussee says they shot a man after he threatened with a knive. The suspect was captured and taken away. The Marechaussee has declared that the situation currently is safe. Schiphol Plaza wa...
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14
December
2017
Cybersecurity extends beyond the borders of organisations, chains, networks and countries. Many partners at Schiphol depend on each other, either directly or indirectly. Considering the great extent of this dependence and the increase in digital thre...
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13
December
2017
Last Monday was the last day of the Personal Security Pass pilot project. Over 1,300 passengers made use of the option to reserve a time slot online for passing through security control at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Thanks to the participants, the p...
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12
December
2017
At 12 December, air traffic at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol experienced disruptions due to winter weather on Monday 11 December. Please see below for updates. Update December 12 - 7 pm Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is fully operational since this afte...
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11
December
2017
Last night, the Schiphol snow fleet worked hard to get all runways clear of snow again. Snowfall is predicted again later today. Therefor travelers at Schiphol are faced with cancellations and delays due to the winter weather, just like yesterday. ...
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05
December
2017
BAM Infra has been awarded the contract for the construction of the landside access roads for Amsterdam Airports Schiphol’s new terminal, including the rerouting and installing of all necessary utilities. BAM’s main activities are the relocation of a...
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01
December
2017
Yesterdat The Bos Atlas of Security (Bosatlas van de veiligheid) went on sale. A copy of the book was presented to State Secretary for Infrastructure and Water Management Stientje Veldhoven. Across 10 chapters, the atlas shows the essence of everythi...
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27
November
2017
Starting today, passengers taking part in the Personal Security Pass pilot project can go online and reserve a time slot for going through security control at Schiphol. This applies to several flights to Schengen-destinations from Tuesday 28 November...
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22
November
2017
As of today, passengers who have an up-to-date iPhone (iOS11) will be able to find their way around the airport using Apple's digital map. Via the app, travellers will be able to see exactly where they are in the terminal. The maps can also be found ...
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18
November
2017
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol opened a new morgue constructed entirely sustainably. At the morgue, Zorg Diensten Groep facilitates deceased persons and their friends and relatives who enter or depart from the Netherlands via the airport. The morgue is l...
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15
November
2017
October saw nearly 6.3 million passengers travelling to, from or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. This is an increase of 7.9% relative to last year. The rapid growth in traffic during the autumn holiday resulted in the number of O&D passengers rising ...
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09
November
2017
Schiphol prioritises the safety of passengers and staff. To ensure optimum fire safety, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has its own fire brigade. The fire service has large fire engines, called crash tenders. To continue to ensure a safe airport in the fu...
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27
October
2017
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s new winter timetable takes effect on Sunday, 29 October. With four new destinations and four new routes, Schiphol’s extensive and frequent network of destinations is expanding even further. The airport thus continues to o...
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24
October
2017
On Monday 23th of October the first pile was driven for The Base D in a ceremony. The Base D is a sustainable office development in the Schiphol Central Business District involving over 6000 m2 of floor space which is rentable. ...
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24
October
2017
As from 1 December, Mirjam de Boer (45) will be the new Director of Asset Management at Royal Schiphol Group. She is succeeding Floor Felten, who will begin work as General Manager Strategic Planning & Development at Brisbane Airport on 1 March 2018....
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20
October
2017
September saw over 6.2 million passengers travelling to, from or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. This is an increase of 6.7% relative to last year. That increase was driven by a sharp growth in the number of O&D passengers* (9.2%), as well as a sligh...
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